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Essays, interviews, and more writing from Capture 2019

At the Capture Photography Festival, a large focus is put on images. Under the larger umbrella of our programming, however, we also support artists, curators, and writers by facilitating meaningful discourse and critical dialogue through textual content in the Capture Magazine. Every year as part of the Festival, we invite a diverse array of contributors … Continued

Launching Capture Totes!

Celebrate the Capture Photography Festival with our new tote bags! The perfect pairing of function and flash can be found in these streamline reusable bags. Features include: Classic black and white design Made of sturdy stuff (cotton blend/nylon) for long-lasting use Over-the-shoulder strap as well as short handle options Reinforced handles/straps Inner pockets for stowing … Continued

Capture is hiring an Executive Director

Capture Photography Festival returns in April 2020, and we’re looking for an Executive Director to help us get there! Reporting directly to the Capture Photography Festival Society Board of Directors and working alongside the Director/Curator, the Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the Capture Photography Festival and other … Continued

2019 TD Curator Highlights

Capture Photography Festival is proudly presented by TD Bank Group. The following short essay was first published in the 2019 Capture Magazine.   This year at Capture, the lineup of Vancouver artists will inspire you to think about Vancouver’s history, representation, and identity and the ways in which these contemporary artists are expressing themselves through … Continued

Tell us your thoughts! Take the Capture 2019 audience survey

Take our short audience survey about your Festival experience and be entered into a draw for the above Capture Limited Edition by Vancouver photographer Scott Massey. TAKE THE 2019 CAPTURE AUDIENCE SURVEY Image: Scott Massey, Spectrum Study 4 (infrared), 2014, 11.5” x 12.5”, archival pigment print, Courtesy of the artist, Edition of 50, $100

Volunteer with Capture 2019

Capture Photography Festival 2019 is fast approaching! Capture runs April 3–30 in galleries and venues across Metro Vancouver, including Featured Exhibitions, Selected Exhibitions, Public Art, Events, and a Youth Program. It is the largest festival of its kind in Western Canada, attracting thousands of attendees across dozens of venues! Capture thrives as a result of … Continued

Capture stands in solidarity with VAG CUPE 15

Update: On February 11 at 5 pm, the strike officially ended with VAG CUPE 15 reaching an agreement with the Gallery. You can read about it on Canadian Art: “Strike Ends at Vancouver Art Gallery”   Capture Photography Festival stands in solidarity with the members of VAG CUPE 15, who have been working for nearly … Continued

Canada Line Competition shortlist announced

Capture in partnership with the Georgia Straight have accepted submissions of lens-based work for the King Edward Canada Line Station Public Art competition, and a jury has determined the shortlist! The final work will be decided by public vote on the Georgia Straight website. The selected artist will have their work installed on the facade … Continued

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